Impact Is Our Ritual

Sheila Kasasa

In a progressively global society, an unprecedented number of people across the world are constantly connecting. Smart phones, cheap airline tickets and a trove of technological advancements work in tandem to create an interdependent community. This “share culture” extends beyond information. It has broken down national borders such that products, ideas, and cultures circulate freely causing disruption across all industries. The global coffee industry has felt multiple ripples, with the most notable being the evolution of specialty coffee. We now understand the what, where and how of coffee. Now the question becomes, why? Why is the bulk of the world’s...

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How To Start Drinking Coffee?

Sheila Kasasa

Coffee is one of the most popular drinks in the world. It is a brewed beverage, prepared from roasted coffee beans that come from the Coffea plant species. The Origins Of Coffee There are many legends about the origins of coffee, but its heritage can be traced back centuries. The first reported discovery of coffee was within the Ethiopian plateau when a goat herder noticed his animals’ energy levels increased after eating berries from a plant. He reported his findings, and monks at the local monastery began experimenting with the berries. They discovered that drinking a beverage made from the...

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How To Make The Perfect Cup of Coffee

Sheila Kasasa

There are three common brewing methods for coffee at home. The long-standing favorite has been a classic drip coffee machine, but pour-over coffee at home is becoming increasingly more popular, and the French press is an easy favorite as well. Find out how to make coffee with all three methods with these easy steps. Before you get started, you should know that weighing your ground coffee yields better results than using measuring cups, measuring spoons or coffee scoops to measure your coffee. A digital kitchen scale is very handy–we've provided the measurements by weight for accuracy, but we also provided the...

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Our Roots

Sheila Kasasa

Our coffee represents about 300 small family coffee growers throughout Uganda and on the border between Uganda and Kenya. As Ugandans, we believe that anything you do is from the heart. Uganda is an excellent location for cultivating coffee due to its climate and rich soil. In past decades, armed conflict endangered the industry, particularly in the production region of the West Nile, however, the land proved to be resilient. The country boasts rich and fertile land, with prevailing volcanic soil from the east to west regions, and plenty of rainfall to sustain multiple cultivation periods. Uganda boasts two harvests...

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